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Darfur in the News

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June 30 , 2008

Flap over China, Darfur clouds marketing effort  30/06-2008 07:03  (BostonHerald)
Companies sponsoring this summer’s Beijing Olympics seek the thrill of advertising victory - but risk the agony of public-relations defeat. The games are more than six weeks away, but Boston activists have already hit Volkswagen and Framingham-based Staples with protests over sponsorship of the event.

U.S. Backs U.N. Official in Darfur Indicted in Rwanda Deaths: -  29/06-2008 21:55  (Washington Post)
U.S. Backs U.N. Official in Darfur Indicted in Rwanda Deaths: - UNITED NATIONS -- The State Department has urged the United Nations to retain a Rwandan general as the second-highest-ranking U.

Plenty And Penury, Action And Inertia In Darfur  29/06-2008 21:45  (The New York Times)
Filed at 8:38 p.m. ET ZAM ZAM CAMP, Sudan (Reuters) - Markets stocked with fresh fruit and vegetables. Shiny new gas stations. Freshly built houses. Smooth paved roads.

Mia Farrow: My Photos of Darfur, Eastern Chad, and CAR  29/06-2008 19:47  (Huffington Post)
I post these images with the hope that people will take them to their synagogues and churches, their mosques and temples, to help their communities understand what is happening to the people of this anguished region.

UN driver killed in Sudan in seventh loss since March  29/06-2008 15:32  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 What's this KHARTOUM (AFP) - Gunmen killed a Ugandan driver contracted to deliver aid for the World Food Programme in Sudan, in the seventh such killing in the country in three months, the UN agency said on Sunday.

Darfur Rebels Hope New Mediator Can Kickstart Talks  29/06-2008 10:57  (The New York Times)
Filed at 8:06 a.m. ET SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Sudanese rebels hope the new international mediator for Darfur has the power to wring concessions from the Khartoum government to kickstart a stalled peace process and help end suffering on the ground.

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